Things to do in Northumberland
- Activity Centre
Pot a doodle do offers a wide variety of activities for kids and adults, including arts and crafts, fishing, quad biking, shop and restuarant.
- Adventure Northumberland!
Welcome to Alnwick’s newest visitor attraction, located at the Cyclelife Store on Lionheart Enterprise Park on the south side of Alnwick, The Cyclelife Store is the largest independent cycle store in Northumberland – as well as the shop its an impressive new outdoor activity and booking centre. The activities which can be booked at the centre range from cycle hire and walking courses to white water canoeing, climbing and surfing. Equipment hire and activities can be booked direct or online. Remember there is a fleet of hire bikes onsite – these can even be delivered if you are visiting the area. The retail shop is manned by friendly experienced staff and all courses are run by qualified instructors.
- Alnwick Town
The district of Alnwick streches from the Cheviot Hills in the West to the Heritage Coastline in the East and has everything for the perfect holiday.
- Birdwatch Northumbria
Birdwatch Northumbria runs birdwatching tours in Northumberland and the north east with friendly guides who share their knowledge of local birds with infectious enthusiasm.
- Durham Cathedral
Durham Cathedral is the greatest Norman building in England, perhaps even Europe. It is cherished not only for its architecture but also for its incomparable setting. For this reason it is inscribed, together with the Castle, as one of Britain’s first World Heritage Sites.
- Falconry at Kielder
An opportunity to meet, see and hear owls and birds of prey from across the world and located at Kielder, Northumberland.
- Fishing in Northumberland
Abundant freshwater fishing is available. Contact Northumbrian Water about the closest at Fontburn Reservoir. For sea fishing just call at one of the harbours.
- Ford and Etal Estates
Packed with interesting and entertaining visitor attractions like the Heatherslaw Cornmill, Heatherslaw Light Railway, Etal Castle and the Fenton Birds of Prey Centre.
- Golf Courses Northumberland
Where to play golf in Northumberland
- Heart of Northumberland Tourism Association
Come and stay with us in the Heart of Northumberland and you can explore a huge range of Northumberland’s attractions and beautiful scenic countryside from a breathtaking central base. Discover our amazing heritage with an abundance of Castles and Historic Sites including Cragside House Gardens and Estate, the innovative home of Lord Armstrong, Alnwick Castle, The Alnwick Garden, Wallington Hall, Brinkburn Priory or Chillingham Castle. It’s just a stone’s throw to our stunning Heritage Coastline with miles of golden sandy beaches, it’s a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty which just about says it all really.
- Ingram and Breamish valley
Welcome to the Breamish Valley website. The Breamish Valley (and Ingram in particular) is renowned for its natural beauty and sites of archeological and historical significance. There are Iron Age hill forts to find with various walks signposted, large open spaces to picnic by the riverside and wonderful views of the surrounding hills.
- Northumberland National Park
Northumberland National Park contains some of the finest open countryside in Britain.
- Red Squirrels
Red Squirrels Northern England (RSNE) is a red squirrel conservation partnership working right across norther England. The project based in Cumbria, Northumberland, Merseyside, Lancashire, north-west Durham and the Yorkshire Dales, in and close to areas where red squirrels are living free in the landscape.
- RSPB Northumberland
Get up to date information about watching birds in Northumberland
Explore the quiet country lanes of Northumberland through the National Cycle Network and where Route 68 passes close to Ingram.
- Visit Northumberland
Where to go and what to do in Northumberland